Year 13 Biology

Human Evolution

Human Evolution (1)

Pages 199 – 204

Homonoids (2)

An unusual ape (3)

Four legs to two (4)

Pages 204 – 212

Before Lucy (5)

217 – 221

Costs & benefits of ground living (6)

Brain expansion (7)

213 – 216

Use of fire (8)

222 – 229

Other homo (9)

Pages 230 – 237

Origin of modern humans (10)

Pages 238 – 248

Modern humans cont (11)

Human diversity (12)

The Cultural Explosion (13)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology 3.3 – Demonstrate understanding of the responses of plants and animals to their external environment

Plant responses (1)

Responding to the environment (2)

Animal behaviour (3)

Pages 40, 41 & 42

Orientation responses in animals (4)

Pages 43 – 46

Kineses (5)

Pages 52 & 53

Homing (6)

Pages 54 – 57

Orientation responses in plants (7)

Migration (8)

Pages 58 – 63

Plant growth, hormones and tropisms (9)

Plant hormones (10)

Nastic responses (11)

 

 

Second section

Photoperiod responses (1)

Photoperiodism in plants (2)

Photoperiodic induction involves phytochrome (2a)

**Websites to explain**

https://online.science.psu.edu/biol011_sandbox_7239/node/7272

https://www.boundless.com/biology/textbooks/boundless-biology-textbook/plant-form-and-physiology-30/plant-sensory-systems-and-responses-184/the-phytochrome-system-and-red-light-response-701-11926/

Photoperiod responses cont (3)

Timing responses (1)

Timing responses cont (2)

 

 

Third section

Interspecific Relationships (1)

Interspecifc cont (2)

Deception (3)

Prey numbers influence predator numbers (4)

Competition and patterns of distribution (5)

 

 

 

 

Biology 3.2 – Integrate biological knowledge to develop an informed response to a socio-scientific issue.

http://www.studyit.org.nz/subjects/biology/biology3/2/

Helpful journal article resources:

http://www.jstor.org/stable/24054769?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

http://www.cabdirect.org/abstracts/19792237405.html;jsessionid=734EFFF74AB3E6AA22F56AA811A4DFFC

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/03014223.1995.9518055

http://www.jstor.org/stable/24053604?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

 

More resources – websites

http://www.doc.govt.nz/1080

http://www.1080facts.co.nz/

1080 Facts

http://www.stop1080poison.com/

http://www.fishandgame.org.nz/1080-what-you-need-know

http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/files/file/factsheet_1080.pdf

http://www.safe.org.nz/about-1080-poison

http://1080science.co.nz/

 

Exemplars

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/subjects/biology/annotated-exemplars/level-3-as91602-a/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biology 3.5 – Demonstrate understanding of evolutionary processes leading to speciation

Processes of Evolution (1)

Pages 171, 172, 173

Inbreeding and outbreeding (2)

Modes of selection (3)

Pages 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170

Molecular Bio and evolution (4)

Ploidy (5)

Pages 161, 162, 163

Speciation (6)

Page 175

Speciation cont (7)

Pages 176, 177, 178, 179, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184

Divergence & adaptive radiation (8)

Pages 184, 185, 186, 187

Patterns of evolution (9)

Pages 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193- 198

 

Biology 3.4 Homeostasis

Homeostasis (1)

**Readings**

Page 1Page 2Page 3Page 4Page 5Page 6Page 7

Regulation of body temp

Exemplars

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/subjects/biology/annotated-exemplars/level-3-as91604-a/

 

http://www.nzqa.govt.nz/qualifications-standards/qualifications/ncea/subjects/biology/annotated-exemplars/level-3-as91604-b-2/

 

 

 

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